• Can Windows 8 Metro apps run in Windows 7 or XP?

    I'm curious to find out if Windows 8 metro applications (developed in Visual Studio 11 and .NET Framework 4.5) can actually run in Windows 7 or XP. What needs to be done in order for me to find out its possible. Thanks!

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  • How to perform system recovery on Windows 8 system

    I want to know how to perform a system recovery on Windows 8 system which may have been updated to 8.1 with the service pack that was available for a short time before being pulled. I already started the recovery process and the machine is saying please wait and doing this for 18 hours now. What do...

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  • Is it possible to have two Internet Explorer versions installed at once?

    I have Windows 8 installed with IE10 browser. But there are certain websites made using IE8. Is it possible to replace IE10 with IE8? Or does having both versions installed pose some problem?

    Ligaya20 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 vs. Windows 8: Which is better?

    What is actually the difference between Windows 7 & Windows 8? Which is better?

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  • Cannot boot laptop

    I have a C850 toshiba WITH WINDOWS 8 when I try to start I get a message "NO BOOTABLE DEVICE--PLEASE RESTART SYSTEM" This happens even when I have the windows 8 disk in my laptop. How do I get my laptop to boot?

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  • Looking to make WPF applications more Metro-styled in Windows 7

    I've just installed Windows 8 on my computer and I really like 'Window Chrome' in Office Suite and Visual Studio. Now, I'm still developing applications in Windows 7 but I'm looking for a way to emulate the style in Windows 8. Is there an existing template or libraries to add a more "Modern UI"...

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  • Switch from Dell Windows XP PC to Dell Windows 8 Laptop.

    I want to use the laptop in place of the PC. Do I have to buy all new services like spyware--antivirus--etc?

    dorjduensing20 pointsBadges:
  • Start of W8 to previous

    How can I convert  the "Start" of Windows 8 to older version?

    securusa5 pointsBadges:
  • Sideways screen

    My screen on the computer has gone side ways. I can't log in or do anything that is right screen. How do I click on something to change it back. My granddaughter said my laptop went sideways.

    Mannie35 pointsBadges:
  • Wi-Fi hotspot making

    I have a Lenovo laptop, Windows 8 64 bit processor. I connect it to internet via LAN cable. I want to use the internet on my mobile making laptop as a hotspot for sharing internet connection. How can it be done?

    deepakkhanna5 pointsBadges:
  • How secure is Windows Defender?

    I'm looking to get Windows 8 specifically but I want to know how secure is its antivirus (Windows Defender)? Here are some of the questions I have: How much can I trust windows defender? Is it better than regular AVs like Kaspersky/AntiVirus? Any help you can give me would be much appreciated.

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  • How can I change chmod in cygwin on Windows 8 CP?

    I can't find a way to change the chmod group permission in cygwin on Windows 8.  I don't want to ssh connect to a server using a ssh key. Here is the error I get: Bash Prompt warning:"Permissions 0660 for '/home/KeepZero/.ssh/id_rsa' are too open. It is required that your private key files are NOT...

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  • Hyper-V is destroying our WiFi internet connection

    This is the first time our company is using Hyper-V (on Windows 8). When we created a new virtual network switch, which was external, it somehow bridges the VMs network adapter with the WiFi. This is killing the WiFi's internet connection. What are we doing wrong?

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  • What happened to my hyper-visor?

    I installed Windows Phone 8 SDK emulator and received the following error: The Windows Phone Emulator requires Hyper-V. Your PC is missing the following pre-requisites required to run Hyper-V: Windows 8 Professional (64-bit) I’m running Windows 8 Professional (64-bit) OS, a Processor type Intel...

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  • How to create a Windows 98 bootable USB using IMA file.

    I want to create a bootable USB using IMA file, having Windows 98 boot files. I have created a bootable CD by using this. I have checked this on SATA DVD Writer Drive. It was working fine. It contains this. http://i.imgur.com/eTz1cWX.jpg OR Provide me a bootable ISO, so I can use it with DOS prompt...

    Xaphar220 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 8 error showing.

    While using Windows, an error shows. http://i.imgur.com/VBT2c0i.jpg. A percentage counter has started to restart the system but It doesn't restarts and halts. After restarting manually these error reports have been captured. Kindly help. http://i.imgur.com/jmaT7Am.jpg .dmp files are below....

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  • Block diagrams for Windows OS

    Hello, Does anyone know of a book or training manual that has something like a block diagram that outlines all the parts of the Windows OS from say XP up to 8 and explanations for each part. I am trying to get a wholistic view of the OS's. Thanks. Greg Also I would be grateful for any book titles...

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  • What programs can be built between Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012?

    We're looking for a new machine for C# development and testing but we want to maximize its compatibility with new APIs. This is because we've realized Metro-type applications can't be beat with Windows 7 or Server 2008 so we thought Windows 8 and Server 2012 would do the trick. However, we read...

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  • I’m looking for a list of standard tile colors for Metro Windows 8 apps

    When I was installing Windows 8 on my machine, I noticed the applications have colors from a standard palette (IE, Weather, Store, Messaging, etc). I don't think there's any logical connection between the apps but they're sharing the same color palette. However, when I created a Metro app in Visual...

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  • Communication between a Metro app and desktop app in Windows 8

    This may sound like a confusing question but I'll do my best explaining it. I have a situation where I have the UI frontend built using the Metro style of apps for Windows 8. I'm trying to communicate it with a .NET application running on the desktop (with the same local machine). Is there a way a...

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